31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Wichita
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Abilene
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Branson
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
8
New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Castello di Amorosa. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Jenner (Goat Rock Beach & Salt Point State Park). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning app .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jenner, Castello di Amorosa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Swim with Dolphins. Museum-lovers will appreciate Iolani Palace and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie), Sharks Cove (in Pupukea) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Honolulu driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Honolulu at 88°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Shark Diving, Polynesian Cultural Center, Sharks Cove, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Shark Diving
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in July, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. Appreciate the collections at Strataca and Small World Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve and Maxwell Wildlife Refuge. Venture out of the city with trips to Hillboro Museums (in Hillsboro) and Cosmosphere (in Hutchinson).

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wichita journey planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Wichita by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wichita: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Abilene.

Things to do in Wichita

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hutchinson, Hillboro Museums, Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Maxwell Wildlife Refuge, Small World Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Strataca ©
Strataca
Maxwell Wildlife Refuge ©
Maxwell Wildlife Refuge
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve ©
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

1
night
Abilene

Abilene ©
Abilene is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Heritage Center of Dickinson County, then see the interesting displays at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Abilene itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Wichita to Abilene takes 1.5 hours. In July in Abilene, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Abilene

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
Heritage Center of Dickinson County ©
Heritage Center of Dickinson County
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad ©
Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad

4
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Appreciate the collections at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Walmart Museum. Visiting Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Zipline will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Branson: Eureka Springs (Fresh Harvest Tasting Room - Eureka Springs & Thorncrown Chapel), Buffalo National River (in Harrison) and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park (in Lampe). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Branson online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Abilene to Branson in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Abilene in July, plan for little chillier days in Branson, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Bentonville, Buffalo National River, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

4
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Truman Little White House. The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key West online journey builder .

You can fly from Branson to Key West in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Branson to Key West is 1 hour. Traveling from Branson in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 81°F in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in New York City when traveling from Key West in July, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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